Monthly Archives: June 2012

LynnCAM TV Holds Grand Opening

June 26, 2012
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LynnCAM TV Holds Grand Opening

LynnCAM TV, the city’s community access and television station, held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday morning at its new headquarters at 527 Western Ave. Cassie Vitali, executive director of LynnCAM, welcomed a gathering of city officials and business people to the festive event. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy participated in the ceremony and...

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The Kerrins Clout: Former Classical Star Recalls First Homer Ever at Rogato Field

June 26, 2012
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The Kerrins Clout: Former Classical Star Recalls First Homer Ever at Rogato Field

Heather Kerrins Torres played in her first Lynn Classical alumni softball game Sunday at Grace Rogato Field. It was ten years ago during the 2002 softball season that the then-Classical senior became the first player to hit a home run over the fence at the field. “I remember it well,” said Kerrins Torres. “I...

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Lozzi Versus Solimine; Politics Versus Substance

June 26, 2012
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For about a month, Councillor Wayne Lozzi has been sparring with the Solimine Family over a development of single family homes that will straddle a small portion of Lynn with the bulk of the development in Peabody. Lozzi has figured out how to use the Solimine’s for his own political purposes. And all kidding...

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Lynn Agency Tied Closely to Issue Decided on Monday by Supreme Court

June 26, 2012
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The phones were ringing off the hook and it was a banner day in the office Lynn’s Children’s Law Center of Massachusetts as the U.S. Supreme Court gave credence to what the local center has fought for many years. On Monday, the nation’s highest court voted in a tight, 5-4 decision to revoke mandatory...

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The Mayor, Tim Phelan, Whomever Else

June 26, 2012
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The time will be here before you know it when the mayor will be revving up her re-election effort and her opponents will be doing the same to theirs. At this moment, Council President Tim Phelan appears to be a bonafide candidate for mayor – although very much unannounced. In many, many ways, the...

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Thank You Police and Fire

June 26, 2012
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Saturday night the electricity went off for several thousand of us who live along Ocean Street all the way to the Swampscott line and along Lynn Shore Drive to the same place. The electricity had been off about an hour and many of us had lit candles in our homes when the fire department...

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Obituaries 06-26-2012

June 26, 2012
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James Dooley, Jr. Retired Truck Driver for Harrison Dispatch of Lynn James F. Dooley, Jr, of Revere, formerly of Winthrop, died at the Prospect House in Revere on June 19. He was 94. A U. S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Teamsters Union-Local 42, and a member...

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Lynn Breakers Win Major Soccer Championship

June 21, 2012
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Lynn Breakers Win Major Soccer Championship

The Lynn Breakers Soccer Team won the Division 1 Essex County Soccer Championship at Pingree School in Essex Sunday with a 1-0 victory over Peabody. The Breakers will now represent Essex County in the Massachusetts Tournament of Champions/State Championship this upcoming weekend in Lancaster at Citizens Bank Soccer Complex against all the State County...

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Mayor Says Lynn Financially Sound

June 21, 2012
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Lynn Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy said the city has $17 million in reserves during her address at the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce Breakfast held Friday at the Lynn Museum. The mayor told the gathering of business people and LACC members, “As I stand here today, I can unequivocally say that Lynn is on...

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Agganis Classics Week Starts on Sunday

June 21, 2012
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Agganis Classics Week, a much-anticipated event on the local sports calendar, will commence Sunday with the annual awards breakfast held at Manning Field. Agganis Classics Executive Director Paul Halloran said the first-ever boys and girls lacrosse games will kick off the weeklong schedule Monday night at Manning Field. The week concludes Friday night with...

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